New Year in Rome - Stein Travel

New Year in Rome

Itinerary

 

29 December - 3 January, 2017

 

 

29 December

 
Depart Dublin for Rome.  Arrive in Rome Fiumicino and meet with your English speaking Italian tour guide.  Transfer to the 4* Hotel Victoria Roma for check-in. 
 

30 December

After breakfast travel to the Vatican City and visit the majestic San Peter Square with its Basilica. Your tour also includes a visit of the Vatican Museums. These museums house one of the largest art collections in the world. The Sistine Chapel is dedicated to Maria Assunta in Cielo. It is one of the most famous cultural and artistic treasures of Vatican City.

 

31 December

Free day to celebrate New Year’s Eve.  New Year’s in Rome is the time of grand celebration with luxury restaurants to visit, dazzling fireworks, free concerts and delicious food. All the beautiful churches and the old piazzas are decorated with gorgeous decorations. The city celebrates its biggest party at Piazza del Popolo with fireworks and some of the great performances of the most popular Italian pop bands.  Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II, Piazza Navona and the Colosseum are the most popular places where people gather in order to watch the countdown of the last few minutes of the year.

A free concert also takes place at the Via dei Fori Imperiali every year. Another very popular place is Villa Borghese where people celebrate the evening in a traditional way with the classical music, fireworks show and some traditional Italian meal.

 

1 January

Guided tour in the afternoon, where our guide will lead you to discover the Colosseum. Walk the Via dei Fori Imperiali from Piazza Venezia with a stop at the majestic Altare della Patria.

 

2 January

After breakfast transfer to the Pincio panoramic terrace. We will have a walking tour to Piazza del Popolo where we can admire two identical churches standing beside each other. The Santa Maria dei Mircoli and the Santa Maria in Montesanto are known as the Twin Churches because of their almost identical exterior structure. 

The church Santa Maria del Popolo that overlooks this square preserves some incredible masterpieces: the Nativity by Pinturicchio, the statues of Daniel and the Lion and Habakkuk and the Angel of Bernini, the Crucifixion of St. Peter and the Conversion of St Paul both by Caravaggio.

 

3 January

Afer breakfast at the hotel transfer to Rome Ciampino airport for you flight back to Dublin.

 

The price for this escorted holiday is €1199 per person sharing, which includes : 

 

·         Return flights from Dublin 

.         29 December, depart Dublin with Ryanair 6.25 / Arrive Rome Ciampino 10.30

.         10kg carry-on bag per person 

.         Airport transfers

·         5 nights B&B accommodation at the 4* Hotel Victoria Roma

.         Tour of Vatican City and the Vatican Museums

·         Walking tour along the Via dei Fori Imperiali to visit the majestic Altare                                  della Patria and on to the Colosseum.   

·         Unique walking tour around the Eternal City strolling through it's great highlights                  and hidden gems off the beaten path.   

 .        3 January, depart Rome Ciampino with Ryanair 10.55 / Arrive Dublin 13.15

 

15kg checked in bag is €70 return

The single supplement is €349

 

Booking deposit of €300 per person is due at the time of booking.

The balance is due 10 weeks before departure.

 


New Year in Rome

 

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4* Hotel Victoria Roma

 

 

The first class**** boutique Hotel Victoria, built in 1899, is located in the historical center of Rome, off Via Veneto in a quiet area and across the street from the Park of the Villa Borghese.

This 4 star hotel in Rome features a large collection of painting of Rome from the 18th and 19th centuries. The hotel has with the largest open air roof garden in Rome full of rare botanical Mediterranean plants.

Offering free Wi-Fi, each guest room at the Victoria Hotel includes an LCD Satellite TV, safe and air conditioning. 

The hotel is also close to Rome’s most exclusive shopping district.

 

Hotel Victoria Roma - Website

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